Hannah M <I>Barnard</I> Hoopes

Hannah M Barnard Hoopes

Birth
Pennsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 May 1914 (aged 80–81)
West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Memorial ID 34899561 · View Source
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Married 10/1/1857 to William Hoopes. Likely married or wedding reception at Barnard House in Pocopson on Wawaset Road. Her fathe, Eusebius Barnard, moved from this home to Hamorton in 1859 with his second wife Sarah Marsh Barnard & the Pocopson farm went to his son Eusebius R. and other half of farm across street to his other son, Enos.

HOOPES.—In West Chester, Fifth month 12th, Hannah B., widow of the late William Hoopes, in the 82d year of her age. Interment at Goshen Meeting Yard. She was a sister of Enos and Eusebius Barnard, of Pocopson (Pocopson Township created 1849 from part of Pennsbury, E. Marlborough & W. Bradford), and had lived for a long time in this borough, where her husband died in 1894. Five children survive her: Carrie M. and Anna R. Hoopes, at home; Frank E., who married Maggie Renihan of Michigan and lives at Hamorton; Enos B., who married Mary Pratt, and lives at Milltown, and Ida, wife of Fred W. Levis, Chadd's Ford.

Hannah M. (Barnard) Hoopes' father Eusebius Barnard (1802-1865) was recognized 2011 with a PA Historical marker at his Pocopson Farm for his work as an abolitionist (he also founded Longwood Progressive Friends Meeting) and plans @ 2015 are for the farmhouse to house the Kennett Underground Railroad Museum.

Hannah and President Abraham Lincoln share the same 3rd Great Grandfather Richard Barnard, a Quaker who arrived @ 1687 in America from Wiltshire England settling in Kennett Square Chester County Area, making them Fourth Cousins.

Her mother Sarah (Painter) Barnard, was a daughter of Enos Painter & grew up Minshall/Painter homestead in Middletown, near Media. Sarah's brothers Minshall & Jacob Painter, planted the botanical garden named Painters Arboretum. Sarah's sister Ann married William Tyler of Philadelphia & eventually got the family homestead which her son John Tyler inherited and his wife Laura Hoopes Tyler (Sarah's Granddaughter & Minerva's daughter, husband & wife were 1st cousins once removed) later named it Tyler Arboretum.

Note: Sisters Hannah and Minerva Barnard married cousins William and Ellwood Hoopes, and the fathers of these Hoopes cousins married Atherton sisters. The oldest sister Elizabeth married Thomas C. Hoopes, a distant cousin to Willam & Ellwood Hoopes.


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  • Maintained by: Loraine Lucas
  • Originally Created by: Dan Oh
  • Added: 16 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34899561
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hannah M Barnard Hoopes (1833–12 May 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34899561, citing Goshen Friends Burial Ground, West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Loraine Lucas (contributor 48176490) .